Walt Disney Co. chairman Michael Eisner promised shareholders Monday that the slump in ABC's primetime ratings was only temporary, while at the same time downplaying the broader significance of the…
China's 30 provincial television stations continue to launch satellite channels, adding to the growing competition for national coverage.
Tom Selleck is to make his stage debut in a revival of "A Thousand Clowns," produced by Jeffrey Richards
Sony Corp. became the latest major "convergence" corporation to become enamored of digital TV-top box technology, as the hardware/software giant announced Tuesday it was acquiring 5% of NextLevel…
'Twas the night before Christmas and all through TV land, barely a household was watching -- not even a 40 share could the Big Three command. Low TV viewing levels and a primetime lineup dominated by…
NEW YORK - Broadway theater owners received a substantial holiday gift Dec. 29 from New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, who announced a proposal that would allow the theater community -- particularly…
Garth Brooks' "Sevens" was the bestselling album in the nation for the week ended Dec. 28, its fifth consecutive lap in the top spot. It was the second-longest run atop the nation's album sales…
Country music pianist Floyd Cramer, whose distinctively smooth style was avidly sought by singers ranging from Elvis Presley to Patsy Cline, has died. He was 64. Cramer, who had been diagnosed with…
Kelsey Grammer has been tapped by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences to host the 40th annual Grammy Awards. The telecast of the music industry's biggest night is set for Feb. 25 and…
Masaru Ibuka, who co-founded Sony Corp. and led the development of tape recorders, transistor radios and the Trinitron TV system, died of heart failure Dec. 19 in Tokyo. He was 89.